A pensioner is upset that his privacy is being invaded by a drone, which he says flies and hovers over his backyard regularly.

The Mitchelstown resident, who asked that his name not be used given the situation, alleges the drone hovers several times a day over his backyard, where he goes regularly to relax and to read his newspaper.

He claims it happens daily and that it can be seen and heard multiple times and said it makes him feel uncomfortable.

“It’s very likely they’re taking footage or pictures and connecting it up to a computer,” he claimed.

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